Excel: Formulas aren’t hard, no matter what your math teacher told you

I use Excel to do math for me a lot. I mean,┬áif I am adding any more than three numbers together, I plop those jammies in a spreadsheet and AutoSum. It isn’t that we aren’t…


Be nice to your readers (or How to style your documents)

So much of our communication, both in our personal lives and the workplace, is written communication. Whether it’s group-texting your 4 closest friend (hi ninjas!), emailing co-workers and teammates, commenting on a Facebook post, or reading a serious…


Excel: Make Dropdowns Like a Pro

Ever get a spreadsheet from someone where cells are limited to only certain options, and you can click on it and all the options are available on a list. Then you think, this is amazing…


Excel: Format your Data as Tables to Make Sorting Easy for Everyone (and yes, I mean everyone)

Sorting is fun! Sorting is even more fun when there is a tool that can do it for you. All the organization, none of the time. If you have spent the time to gather information,…


iPad/iPhone – Disable Touchscreen Functionality

Today, we go all quasi mommy blog on you again! Why?? Because if this information saved me from torture at the hands of my daughter, then I figure it can save someone else. Also, we…


Hyperlinking into the future!

You know those emails you get from your friends with a link to a web address that is seven rows long, and looks like it’s made up of ancient hieroglyphics? What about ‘directions’ on where…


Why restart your computer?

I get asked to troubleshoot technical issues everyday. It’s a part of my job, and a part of my life. I not only support people using technology, but like most folks, use technology almost constantly…


Excel is not Word

Excel is a wonderful program, it calculates, sorts, organizes and formats in beautiful ways. It is not the only tool available, and in fact is not even the best tool for every job, such as…


Navigating back to the desktop

You know those days where you need to have every file and program on your computer open? Those busy days where you’re trying to do 20 hours of work in an eight-hour day? Those days…


The calculator: it’s about to blow your mind!

We all know it. We use it all the time. That helpful tool that comes standard on every computer. It’s the handy dandy calculator! Great for crunching numbers (hey, those bills aren’t going to calculate…